Dogara Backs Nigeria’s Restructuring

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed support for the auditing and restructuring of the existing federal system to give a sense of belonging to all Nigerians.

Dogara spoke yesterday in Abuja at the third annual political summit on, ‘Reforming the Nigerian Federation: Which Way Forward,’ organised by the Save Democracy Africa.

He said for true federalism to be achieved in Nigeria, a unique system of federalism that best suited Nigerian people and the local circumstances in the country should be created.

He added that this would be, in addition to having leaders who were visionary, selfless, prudent, intelligent and indefatigable and having integrity and honour.

According to him, the talk of Nigeria’s success or genuine federalism can no longer hold waters, given the state of internal insurgencies, divisiveness, ethnic and religious schism witnessed in several parts of Nigeria.

“Efforts at wishing away the problem associated with the…

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